MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation 27%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 44.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics45.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive48.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130328
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 01:17
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-6300-$55
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.75 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
44.3% Average
SC Int 69.5
SC Float 62.5
SC Mixed 66.8
53% 66.3 Pts
QC Int 208
QC Float 194
QC Mixed 214
47% 206 Pts
MC Int 283
MC Float 246
MC Mixed 280
41% 270 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
PowerColor(148C 3001) 3GB
CLim: 1121 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
45.7% Average
Lighting 152
Reflection 80.1
Parallax 186
51% 139 fps
MRender 63
Gravity 136
Splatting 89.1
42% 96.2 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 53%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370S 128GB-$47
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1126KB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 67 52 52 52 31 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
48.5% Average
Read 365
Write 151
Mixed 89.2
SusWrite 57.4
36% 166 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 49.3
4K Mixed 27.8
92% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27.2
DQ Write 42.6
DQ Mixed 33
26% 34.3 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown PSD34G16002 PSD34G160081 8GB
800, 800 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
39.1% Below average
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 13.8
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 10.3
26% 9 GB/s
Latency 74.8
54% 74.8 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical 970A-G43 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 6,282 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 34%
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Desktop 47%
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693) - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $392
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